REI Announces Spring Assortments

Cycling and running offer vibrant styles for the season

Apr 3, 2014

SEATTLE – In mailboxes across the country, REI members are receiving their annual dividend, marking the time of year when the co-op shares its profits with active members. To celebrate, the co-op offers members 20-percent-off one full priced item, plus 20-percent-off one item at REI-outlet.com.

Spring is an ideal time to start a workout routine outdoors. Whether it is time to dust-off the bike for a quick ride through the park, or training for an upcoming race, REI has the latest innovative products and can help outfit you for upcoming adventures.

Stay comfortable and look great on the running trail. The latest spring/summer styles are in the stores and include hundreds of the best outdoor brands including Salomon, Prana and REI.

Bright colors and technical fabrics offer great fashion and fit on the trail or in the gym. Electronics like Fitbit or Garmin will also help monitor fitness, while Brooks newest Transcend running shoes offer maximum comfort that absorb impact and offer great stability.

Through a partnership with Brooks, runners can also receive a free gait analysis and head-to-toe Race Ready evaluation from the experts at Brooks and REI. Dates and times of these events are available through local store pages on REI.com.

Get the bicycle ready-to-go with a quick maintenance update from one of REI’s bicycle techs. Members receive a discount on bicycle maintenance at any of REI’s locations. Just a quick tune-up will make a notable difference when it comes to a bike’s performance.

 People looking for a new hobby or way to enjoy the outdoors can attend an upcoming REI Outdoor School class. This spring, educational programs from in-store classes to day tours will cover basic to advanced tips for backpacking, trail running, cycling and more.

Through April 13, REI Adventures is offering a 20 percent discount on all San Juan Islands Weekend Kayaking trips in June. During the three-day getaway, guests will paddle the scenic San Juan Islands and keep an eye out for local orca pods, harbor and Dall's porpoise, endangered Steller sea lions, and myriad bird life.

Get fit and stay active this spring, REI is a great resource to introduce new activities and provide support along the way.

About the REI Co-op

REI is a specialty outdoor retailer, headquartered near Seattle. The nation’s largest consumer co-op, REI is a growing community of more than 19 million members who expect and love the best quality gear, inspiring expert classes and trips, and outstanding customer service. REI has 167 locations in 39 states and the District of Columbia. If you can’t visit a store, you can shop at REI.com, REI Outlet or the REI shopping app. REI isn’t just about gear. Adventurers can take the trip of a lifetime with REI’s active adventure travel company, a global leader that runs more than 250 itineraries across all continents. In every community where REI has a presence, professionally trained instructors share their expertise by hosting beginner-to advanced-level classes and workshops about a wide range of activities. To build on the infrastructure that makes life outside possible, REI invests millions annually in hundreds of local and national nonprofits that create access to—and steward—the outdoor places that inspire us all.